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Thursday, November 27, 2014 8:45 AM
As of Dec. 1, 2014, all visitors to provincial health-care facilities - including long-term care homes - are asked to be vaccinated against influenza, or to wear a mask while visiting, to help protect those most vulnerable from influenza.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:45 PM
In recognition of his contribution to the field of HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention, Health Minister Terry Lake has issued the following statement honouring Dr. Julio Montaner.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:00 AM
In recognition of National Addictions Awareness Week, November 17 to 21, Health Minister Terry Lake issued the following statement today:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 8:00 AM
Health Minister Terry Lake issued the following statement in recognition of awareness campaigns that aim to bring attention to lung health this month.
Monday, November 10, 2014 10:00 AM
Health Minister Terry Lake has issued the following statement on British Columbia's provincial health officer, Dr. Perry Kendall, who has announced that he will be retiring as of March 31, 2015.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 10:05 AM
PharmaCare, B.C.'s public drug plan, stands to save millions of dollars after a review of evidence lead the plan to change its coverage of a class of diabetes drugs called dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitor drugs.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:30 PM
In recognition of Seniors' Fall Prevention Awareness Week, Health Minister Terry Lake announced a $4.5-million grant through the Provincial Health Services Authority to the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility for programs to help prevent falls and hip fractures in older adults and enhance mobility though early intervention.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:00 AM
Internationally educated practitioners within the nursing community will have access to a more streamlined assessment process to support their entry into the B.C. workforce.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 8:45 AM
The B.C. government will fund approximately 145 extreme weather shelter spaces across Greater Victoria this winter to help those whose health and safety may be threatened by cold, wet weather.
Monday, November 3, 2014 12:15 PM
During Adoption Awareness Month in November, the Province is launching a new social media campaign to encourage British Columbians to consider adopting one of the more than...